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Re: Tarring up files



On Sunday 17 June 2001 08:12 pm, you wrote:
> Hi Ted,
>
> > tar: Cannot update compressed archives
>
>  It seems you'll have to decompress the archive before updating it.
> Recompress it afterwards. Eg:
> gzip -d files.tar.gz
> tar -rvf files.tar vhf
> gzip -9 files.tar
>  Maybe you can figure out a way to use pipes using zcat...
>
> 					Bye,
>
> 					Leonard.
>
>
Thanks Leonard for your explanation. I have been racking my brain trying 
different combinations. Your input provides new thoughts on dealing with 
this..

>
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Ted Gervais
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